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Fire Up Your Crock Pot! The Castle Rock ChiliFest and Car Show is Right Around the Corner

Castle Rock CO Car Show

Castle Rock CO Car Show

Grab a spoon and fork, and head down to the Castle Rock ChiliFest and Car Show on Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm! This event will take place at the Douglas County Fairgrounds and is an annual fundraiser for Boy Scout Troop 780.

If you don’t just like eating chili… but you also like cooking it, make sure to enter the ChiliFest’s Cook-Off! The contest will be judged by the public, and trophies will be presented to the winners.

Also, enjoy the festival’s Whack-and-Wreck a Car, demonstration of the Jaws of Life by the Castle Rock Fire Department, a silent auction, live music and more.

The festival is sure to provide ample food and entertainment for guests of all ages.

Castle Rock ChiliFest Car Show

Each year, the Castle Rock ChiliFest features a car show. The car show is open to individuals and car clubs and all car makes and models are welcome. Registration is required. Trophies will be awarded – including the coveted “King of the Fairgrounds” award!

More Information About the Castle Rock ChiliFest

For the past five years, Boy Scout Troop 780 has organized the annual Castle Rock ChiliFest – which is an event designed to bring the community, friends and family together for fun, food, celebration and entertainment.

Pot of Fresh Chili

Troop 780 encourages as many members of the public to participate in this event as possible. Last year’s Castle Rock ChiliFest saw more than 1,000 people in attendance, and the Boy Scout troop raised more than $10,000.

The money raised will allow the troop to participate in the Boy Scouts of America High Adventure, which offers adventure experiences such as canoeing and winter camping challenges, backpacking expeditions and adventure sports programs.

Don’t miss this fun and delicious annual event that supports a local Boy Scout Troop!

Early bird general admission tickets may be purchased online, and cost $8/each. General admission tickets include access to the event’s car show, live music, a silent auction, and tasting and voting on chili that has been entered in the chili cook-off contest.

Interested in Entering the Chili Cook Off?
If you wish to enter the chili cook-off contest, tickets may be purchased online. One red or green chili entry is $25, and two chili entries (either red, green, or one of each) is $40. The cost of each chili entry includes 4 general admission tickets.

The organizers of this event encourage members of the public to bring a variety of chili types, including: bean, meat, green, red, hot, medium and mild.

Chili Peppers

Chili Cook-Off Registrations Must Be Received by September 2, 2016
If you want to be a contestant and you’d rather not pay online, you can download a Troop 780 ChiliFest Entry form, and return it to the address listed on the form. Keep in mind that chili cook off contestants must arrive at the Douglas County Fairgrounds with their chili by 3:00 pm on Saturday, September 10 for set-up and check-in. Six quarts of chili is required, as well as serving utensils, and a heat source (such as a crock pot). Please make sure a “head chef” remains at your table to serve chili during the chili tasting. Full contest rules are available on the ChiliFest’s website.

Jim Garcia RE/MAX Castle Rock CO Realtor
By: 2016-08-27

Jim Garcia is a RE/MAX Professionals Colorado Realtor® in Douglas County Colorado. When he's not involved with real estate transactions, he spends time with his family, hones his cooking skills and enjoys the unique adventures only Colorado can offer.